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Homelessness

8-year-old girl working to make big difference for homeless

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videoAn 8-year-old girl has taken her school assigned community service and gone above and beyond. She is taking it upon herself to help out the homeless in the Port City. Full story...
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Good Shepherd Center names new board and staff members

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Good Shepherd Center, located at 811 Martin Street in Wilmington, serves as a soup kitchen, homeless shelter, and rehousing solution for members of the Cape Fear community. Each year, Good Shepherd provides approximately 85,000 meals to hungry individuals and families; shelters more than 900 homeless men, women, and children; and helps over 150 homeless individuals, including families, transition to housing. Full story...
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Police say Wilmington too inviting for homeless

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video Police say the homeless population continues to grow in the Port City, and it did not happen overnight. Over the past few days Wilmington has seen several incidents involving men and women who call the streets home. Full story...
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Organizers to discuss upcoming NAACP meeting

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Organizers of a tour that focuses on people who are homeless, out of work or who are without health care, are holding a news conference to discuss details of a meeting scheduled for eastern North Carolina. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Homeless high school student raising awareness about problem many face

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video With graduation approaching, high school seniors are working on their final projects. A Wilmington girl's project hits close to home... or her lack thereof. Full story...
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Area organization helping the battle with homelessness

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videoArea organizations that battle homelessness are getting a big chunk of money to help. The state stimulus funds will target two key areas; prevention and housing. Full story...
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From homeless, to head of the class

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videoThe pressures of college could make anyone think twice. For one student at Cape Fear Community College, pressure of everyday life added on top makes graduation day mean so much more. Full story...
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Fight homelessness, one quarter at a time

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videoNew meters are popping up across Downtown Wilmington, but they're not for parking. They're part of the city's ten year plan to try to end chronic homelessness. Full story...
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